Thursday, June 09, 2005

Senate confirms Brown

CNN reports The Senate on Wednesday confirmed California judge Janice Rogers Brown for the federal appeals court, ending a two-year battle filled with accusations of racism and sexism.... The Senate voted 56-43 to confirm Brown to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia,

Nelson of Nebraska was the only Democratic vote in favor
and 67-32 to end the filibuster of Pryor's nomination to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Senate will confirm on Thursday Michigan nominees David McKeague and Richard Griffin, nominated to the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati,
One of the first "deals" the Dems offerred was to allow these two to go through, now they went through even though they were not a part of the "Deal of the 14"
said Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee.

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